The 2019 Smith River Fish Count Was a Success!

This year’s count included 74 volunteers who surveyed 39 miles of the South and Middle Forks of the Smith River in search of adult salmonids. A total of 1,505 adult cutthroat were observed on the two river reaches. Other species that were seen include spring...

2018 Smith River Plain Stream Restoration Plan Now Available!

This planning effort identified 137 potential projects in five different restoration categories. The project list includes 29 riparian improvement, 33 channel complexity enhancement, 63 fish passage barrier removal, 8 invasive plant removal, and 4 water quality and/or...

Summer 2018 Volunteer Fish Count Results Available!

With the help of 80 volunteers, 75 of which conducted the surveys, 24 reaches were surveyed on August 11, 2018.  Survey highlights include: 2,418 coastal cutthroat trout, 8 summer steelhead trout, 78 steelhead half-pounders, 4 spring Chinook salmon, 116 rainbow trout...